Schedule an encryption job

You can schedule a job to find and encrypt any unencrypted data in a specified field, using the default encryption key configured for the field. If you do not create an encryption job after configuring a field for encryption, the records are encrypted as they are saved to the instance.

Before you begin

Role required: security-admin


  1. Navigate to Edge Encryption Configuration > Encryption Configurations > All.
  2. Click the field that you want to schedule an encryption job for.
  3. Under Related Links, click Schedule Mass Encryption Job.

    The Scheduled Encryption Job form is shown with all fields populated. The bottom of the form shows records for any previous job executions.

  4. Fill in the fields on the form, as appropriate.
    Field Value
    Name Enter a descriptive name.
    Active Clear this check box if you want to deactivate this job.
    Job Type Select Encryption.
    Table Select a table.
    Column Select a column.
    Run Select the period between job executions.
    Starting Enter the date and time to run the job for the first time.
  5. Click the menu icon in the form header and select Save.
  6. To see an estimated count of records to be updated, click Estimate Record Count.
  7. To run the job immediately, click Execute Now.